ISLAND - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ISLAND News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 283 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57826578-68/ferry-students-south-ship.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57826578-68/ferry-students-south-ship.html.csp">283 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HYUNG-JIN KIM and YOUKYUNG LEE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T10:15:27.527-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 10:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seoul, South Korea • A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea’s southern coast on Wednesday, leaving more than 280 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured. The high number of people unaccounted for — likely trapped in the ship or floating in the ocean — raised fears that the death toll could rise drastically, making...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578265782014-04-16T10:15:27.527-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-16T10:15:27.527-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57826578@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:15:27 MDT Boats, helicopters trying to save 476 aboard sinking ferry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57824783-68/students-rescue-ship-ferry.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57824783-68/students-rescue-ship-ferry.html.csp">Boats, helicopters trying to save 476 aboard sinking ferry</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HYUNG-JIN KIM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T22:14:23.679-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 10:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seoul, South Korea • Dozens of military boats and helicopters scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea’s southern coast, officials said. At least one person died and 14 were said to have been injured. The ferry was sailing to the southern island of Jeju when it sent a distress call Wednesday morning after it began leaning to one side, according to Ministry of Security and Public Administration. The...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57824783@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:14:23 MDT ‘Long Island Medium’ to play EnergySolutions Arena June 9 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57785517-66/caputo-medium-theresa-arena.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57785517-66/caputo-medium-theresa-arena.html.csp">‘Long Island Medium’ to play EnergySolutions Arena June 9</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T15:36:44.268-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 03:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">By the time this Utah Jazz season is over, EnergySolutions Arena will need somebody who contacts the dead. So a visit from Theresa Caputo, star of TLC’s reality show “Long Island Medium,” should be welcome. Caputo will bring her talents as a medium — not to mention her killer manicure — to EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City, in a one-woman show, “Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience,” on Monday, June 9, according to her website. Tickets — which range from $39.75 to $89.75 ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57785517@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:36:44 MDT ’Cuban Twitter’ a new hurdle for bloggers, exiles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57779476-68/cuba-sanchez-cuban-government.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57779476-68/cuba-sanchez-cuban-government.html.csp">’Cuban Twitter’ a new hurdle for bloggers, exiles</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTINE ARMARIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T16:02:01.721-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 04:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Miami • The revelation that a U.S. government-funded program set up a cellphone-based social network in Cuba is likely to pose new challenges for independent bloggers and exile groups that work to increase access to technology. Yoani Sanchez, the island’s most prominent dissident, began her activism with a blog and now has nearly 600,000 followers on Twitter. She also is on the verge of starting a digital news project. In recent years, exile groups in Miami have tried to help Cubans break throug...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57779476@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 16:02:01 MDT Movie review: Rare creatures captured on screen in ‘Island of Lemurs’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57759224-223/lemurs-island-config-data.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57759224-223/lemurs-island-config-data.html.csp">Movie review: Rare creatures captured on screen in ‘Island of Lemurs’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T16:50:04.275-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 04:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The documentary “Island of Lemurs: Madagascar” shows what the IMAX large-frame format does best: delivering sharp images of natural wonders you wouldn’t see any other way. Director/cinematographer David Douglas travels to Madagascar, the massive island off the east African coast where — thanks to 60 million years of isolation and evolution — several species of lemurs, the oldest primates on Earth, have developed and thrived. Douglas shows not only these different types of lemurs, but also the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57759224@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:50:04 MDT Koreas trade fire; island residents in shelters http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57753027-68/north-korea-korean-south.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57753027-68/north-korea-korean-south.html.csp">Koreas trade fire; island residents in shelters</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HYUNG-JIN KIM and JUNG-YOON CHOI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T14:10:35.388-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 02:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seoul, South Korea • North and South Korea fired hundreds of artillery shells into each other’s waters Monday in a flare-up of animosity that forced residents of five front-line South Korean islands to evacuate to shelters for several hours, South Korean officials said. The exchange of fire into the Yellow Sea followed Pyongyang’s sudden announcement that it would conduct live-fire drills in seven areas north of the Koreas’ disputed maritime boundary. North Korea routinely test-fires artillery a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577530272014-03-31T14:10:35.388-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-31T14:10:35.388-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57753027@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:10:35 MDT Police: Man, 86, kills grandson’s girlfriend, self http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57748163-68/grandson-police-shot-car.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57748163-68/grandson-police-shot-car.html.csp">Police: Man, 86, kills grandson’s girlfriend, self</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T18:45:02.328-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 06:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Police say an 86-year-old man shot his grandson in the head and then killed the grandson’s girlfriend before fatally shooting himself in New York City. Authorities say Heriberto Pagan, of Brooklyn, shot his 47-year-old grandson outside of a Staten Island house Friday evening before shooting 28-year-old Claritle Christina Huerta in the head inside the house. Huerta died at a hospital. Police say Pagan fled in his car and shot himself in the head several blocks away. He was found outsid...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577481632014-03-29T18:45:02.328-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-29T18:45:02.328-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57748163@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 18:45:02 MDT Rhode Island speaker to step down after FBI raids http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57717354-68/fox-speaker-gay-island.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57717354-68/fox-speaker-gay-island.html.csp">Rhode Island speaker to step down after FBI raids</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERIKA NIEDOWSKI and MICHELLE R. SMITH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T16:48:02.045-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 04:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Providence, R.I. • Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon Fox is resigning from his leadership post and will not run for re-election, he said Saturday, a day after federal and state authorities raided his Statehouse office and home as part of a criminal investigation that they would not detail. “Because of the respect I have for all members of the House of Representatives, I am resigning as Speaker,” Fox said in a written statement emailed Saturday evening to reporters. “The process of governing must...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57717354@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:48:02 MDT Reviews: ‘Yoshi’s New Island,’ ‘Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57708258-79/game-ground-island-yoshi.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57708258-79/game-ground-island-yoshi.html.csp">Reviews: ‘Yoshi’s New Island,’ ‘Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jeff Hoard</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Oakland Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T14:23:55.933-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 02:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“Yoshi’s New Island” isn’t a bad game, but being a successor to one of the best SNES platformers – Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island – it doesn’t live up to expectations. The 3DS title looks and plays like the SNES classic. Colorful Yoshis embark on a mission with Baby Mario to rescue Baby Luigi from the clutches of Baby Bowser. Each level looks like they were drawn by a very artistic 5-year-old and fit well with the game’s charming theme. It looks much better in motion than preview screenshot...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57708258@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:23:55 MDT Deer hunting tag on Antelope Island auctioned for $305,000 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57563334-90/austad-hunting-island-antelope.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57563334-90/austad-hunting-island-antelope.html.csp">Deer hunting tag on Antelope Island auctioned for $305,000</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-19T08:21:56-06:00">Updated Feb 19, 2014 08:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denny Austad might live in Idaho, but he spends his hunting money in Utah. Austad has been the high bidder in each of the three years a hunting permit for a buck mule deer has been offered on Antelope Island. Counting the $305,000 he bid during the recent Western Hunting and Conservation Expo in Salt Lake City, Austad has paid $865,000 for the opportunity to kill three deer. He set a record for a deer hunting permit in auction last year with a $310,000 payment. All told, Austad has likely spen...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57563334@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Feb 2014 08:21:56 MDT Three dead, three injured in plane crash in Hawaii http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57607032-68/lanai-county-maui-plane.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57607032-68/lanai-county-maui-plane.html.csp">Three dead, three injured in plane crash in Hawaii</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T20:04:53.623-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 08:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wailuku, Hawaii • A small plane crashed and burst into flames shortly after takeoff from Hawaii’s Lanai island, killing three people and leaving three others injured, authorities said Thursday. The crash occurred around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday about a mile from Lanai Airport in the Miki Basin area, Maui County spokesman Rod Antone told The Associated Press. The plane, a twin-engine Piper PA31, burned upon impact, according to Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor. The tail number is ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576070322014-02-27T20:04:53.623-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-27T20:04:53.623-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57607032@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 20:04:53 MDT